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Re: ENV Path didn't take effect

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Apr 03, 2013 at 10:38 UTC ( #1026820=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to ENV Path didn't take effect

Modifying %ENV only affects the current process and any child processes it happens to start.

It does not affect its parent; nor other non-child processes started afterwards.

And it definitely does not change the registry.

If you want to change the registry; use a module designed to do that. (Hint: search CPAN for the word "registry")

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